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BC-MT--Montana News Digest, MT

January 10, 2019

Montana at 1:10 p.m.

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BORDER WALL-STATES

HELENA, Mont. _ A Republican lawmaker wants Montana to give more than $8 million to help build President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the Mexican border. The state’s Democratic governor, who exploring a run for president, on Thursday quickly derided the idea. At least one other state, South Dakota, is considering voicing support for Trump’s wall. But Montana, which last year faced a massive budget shortfall, appears to be the first to propose spending its own money on the project. By Amy Beth Hanson. SENT: 410 words. AP Photos.

With: BORDER WALL-STATES-THE LATEST

IN BRIEF:

BOZEMAN RAPE-PLEA _ A Montana man has pleaded guilty to raping a 12-year-old girl.

COLD CASE RAPE _ The attorney for a 58-year-old Montana man has told the U.S. Supreme Court that its earlier rulings prevent him from being tried in a 1987 child rape case.

TRIBAL RECOGNITION _ Montana’s congressional delegation has re-introduced legislation that would grant federal recognition to the state’s Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

SPORTS:

BKC--MONTANA-EASTERN WASHINGTON

CHENEY, Wash. _ Montana travels to Eastern Washington for a Big Sky Conference matchup Thursday night. Game starts at 7 p.m.

BKC--MONTANA ST-IDAHO

MOSCOW, Idaho _ Montana State is on the road Thursday night against Idaho in Big Sky Confernece play. Game starts at 8 p.m.

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